Plenty to choose from when going to Japan.
The most popular options are listed below with a note on each resort and what they offer:
Located on the south west side of the island of Hokkaido, Niseko is famed for having some of the best powder conditions to be found anywhere – this is one for the powder hounds!
The Ideal Skiers Base
Set at the foot of the Niseko Annupuri Mountain, Hilton Niseko Village is the perfect location to enjoy a range of exciting outdoor activities, complete with the convenience of ski-in and ski-out access. The Niseko Village gondola is adjacent to the hotel, bringing you to the top of the mountain in seven minutes.Niseko
One of Japan’s premier ski resorts, Niseko has become a favourite destination for skiers and boarders the world over. Comprising four interlinked class ski fields on Niseko’s Mount Annupuri, guests have the choice of Niseko Annupuri, Niseko Village, Hirafu and Hanazono. Located in the southwestern region of Hokkaido, famous for its powder snow, Niseko is surrounded by Mt Fuji look-alike Mt Yotei, and Mount Niseko Annupuri. The area boasts four main resorts offering ski in-ski out accommodation options, a huge selection of bars and restaurants, and a variety of shopping outlets.
This family friendly resort is located close to Niseko on the island of Hokkaido, just a 2 hour drive from Chitose Airport. The 3 mountains of West, East and Isola receive 12 to 14 metres of snow each season and offer terrain for all levels, including tree runs, wide groomed runs and night skiing.
Tomamu is known for its breathtaking views and great snow conditions, boasting an average of 14 metres of the white stuff annually! This Hokkaido based resort is only 90 minutes from Chitose Airport and is great for beginners and experts alike.
Nestled in the centre of Hokkaido, the picturesque town of Furano offers an authentic Japanense experience. Furano benefits from over 8 metres of snow each season and sees more blue sky powder days than most resorts in Japan.
The Hakuba valley is a huge expanse of resorts offering incredible variety of terrain for skiers and snowboarders alike. Situated in the heart of the Japanese Alps, the alpine scenery is truly spectacular with huge rugged peaks towering above the town below.
Shiga Kogen is by far the largest ski resort in Japan, offering 19 interlinked resorts all covered by the one lift pass.
Nozawa Onsen is a charming village that is famous for amazing snow as well as its abundance of hot springs (onsens), and trust when we say that both are a must do.
Myoko Kogen is one of Japan’s oldest ski areas and is made up of three seperate resorts.